In March, President Rooney announced that an external investigation would examine the incident that occurred outside Gentile Arena on February 24, 2018. The report of the investigation has been presented to a task force of students, faculty, staff and outside experts. The University is sharing the report with the community in the interest of transparency and to serve as a basis for discussion and action steps this fall.
Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, and James Prehn, S.J., EdD, announced the appointment of Janet Sisler to the role of acting vice president for mission integration at Loyola, effective July 1.
Diversity Campus Climate Survey Results: A Community Conversation
Read more about the Climate Survey data and results and the University's commitment to being relentless in creating a more fair, just, and equitable community congruent with Loyola’s mission and values.
Jo Ann Rooney announces the members of the Independent Review Task Force comprised of students, faculty, staff, and outside experts in student development and diversity to investigate the February 24 incident involving students and Campus Safety officers.
Following recent events on campus, Dr. Jo Ann Rooney addresses concerns from the community. In reaffirming Loyola’s commitment to its Jesuit values and mission, she stresses the University’s continued work in building an inclusive environment for all.
Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, welcomes the Loyola community back and invites everyone to come together in the spirit of community—resolved to push the frontiers of our individual and collective knowledge.
Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, responds to congressional tax reform efforts, advocating against any legislation that makes higher education more expensive for students and erodes the financial stability of public and private, two- and four-year colleges and universities.
John P. Pelissero, PhD, will transition from his role of provost and return to the faculty as professor of political science, effective April 30, 2018. Beginning January 1, 2018, and continuing throughout the national search, Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, will serve as acting provost and chief academic officer for the entire campus community.
Join the Loyola family as we celebrate, investigate, discuss, and deepen the powerful legacy of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Read an introduction to Ignatian spirituality and November’s Ignatian Heritage Month from Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD.
On October 4, Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, president of Loyola University Chicago, addressed the members of the City Club of Chicago. In her second year at Loyola and in Chicago, Dr. Rooney outlined her view of the University’s past, present, and future and discussed the innovative ways we are impacting Chicago and beyond.
Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, reaffirms the University’s commitment to a community based in hope, faith, and service—and to the extraordinary group of students affected by the decision ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Read remarks by Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, from Arrupe College's Commencement ceremony. Bookending the inaugural class’s experience, the event marked a milestone for the college and its 82 graduates.